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100.7 Star and UPMC have teamed up to help with your search for the right primary care doctor.

With nearly a thousand UPMC primary care doctors and hundreds of locations, it’s easy to find the right PCP for you. Choosing a family medicine or an internal medicine primary care physician (PCP) is one of the most important steps you can take to protect and maintain your health.

Three Reasons to Choose a UPMC Primary Care Physician
A Trusted Relationship – UPMC PCPs take the time to listen and get to know you and your family’s history and lifestyle. You can trust your UPMC PCP to provide advice on how to get and stay healthy and treat medical conditions, ranging from common to complex.

Access to World Class Care — If you have a medical condition that requires specialized care, your PCP has access to nationally recognized medical experts in dozens of specialties.

Convenience and Choice – Many UPMC primary care offices offer expanded hours and online appointments so you can get care that fits your needs — and your schedule.

Click here to choose your UPMC Primary Care Physician.

UPMC HEALTH TIPS
When it comes to your health, a UPMC primary care physician is the person you can go to for answers. And now, UPMC PCPs are helping you to live a healthier lifestyle – one tip at a time. Tune into 100.7 Star, weekdays at 7:27 a.m., to hear the tips that cover a broad spectrum of topics including:

Computer strain: Learn about the 20-20-20 rule and how little changes can help with computer strain and more.

Burnout: Do you often feel burned out? You can function effectively and cope with stress.

Keeping Your Brain Active on a Commute: Stay sharp on your commute with some new, creative strategies.

Charley Horses: Learn the causes of these painful cramps and what you can do about them.

Wild Twenties: The best years of your life could have major effects on your health.

Sunscreen: Too Much of a Good Thing? Address concerns about missing out on Vitamin D.

Is Sitting the New Cancer? Why Is there such a thing as too much sitting? Does sitting affecting your health?

Holding Hands & Health: Learn about the health benefits and concerns of holding hands.

Tips for Helping Indigestion: Most everyone experiences indigestion from time to time. Here’s what can help.

Staying Healthy Abroad: When planning a trip, make sure that you take your health into consideration.

How Much Exercise is Enough: The right amount of exercise for you depends on you.

Ear wax good/bad/too much: Taking care of your ears means taking care of your earwax.

What’s the Best Way to Cover Your Sneeze? Learn the best methods for covering your sneeze to avoid spreading germs.

Fighting the Flu: Ways to spot it, avoid it, and stop spreading the germs that cause the flu.

How do Energy Drinks Affect You? They may give you energy, but pay attention to the other effects they can have on you.

Cracking Your Knuckles: Find out if this annoying habit is harmful.

Millennials and PCP: A new generation means different primary care habits.

What’s the Deal With Shingles? Learn about this painful skin rash and get some answers.

Stretching Throughout the Day: Keep your muscles loose throughout your day with these tips.

Health Benefits of Avocado: They’re all the craze, so learn the benefits of this delicious fruit.

Coping With Anxiety: Anxiety can be consuming, so consider these helpful insights on how to cope.

Managing Asthma: Asthma can be a serious condition but you can take some steps to manage it.

Athlete’s Foot Tips: This doesn’t just affect athletes, so beware of the signs.

Tips About Ticks: Summer is here, so take precautions from these blood-suckers

Identifying Bug Bites: What’s red, bumpy, and itches? Learn how to identify some common bug bites.

Caregiver Health Tips: You’re always taking care of others. Take some time for yourself.

Staying Healthy in College: The freshman 15 can be a real thing. Combat this and some other college health concerns.

Healthful Diet: Health & Weight: An effective lifestyle may help lead to a healthy weight.

Identifying Bug Bites: What’s red, bumpy, and itches? Learn how to identify some common bug bites.

Caregiver Health Tips: You’re always taking care of others. Take some time for yourself.

Staying Healthy in College: The freshman 15 can be a real thing. Combat this and some other college health concerns.

Healthful Diet: Health & Weight: An effective lifestyle may help lead to a healthy weight.

Exercise at Your Desk: Sitting all day doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. Get some tips about exercising while deskbound.
Eating Disorder Warning Signs: Learn about the condition and the signs. Smart Choices for Eating Out: An activity that brings you together. Don’t let it bust your gut.

Fatigue Tips: Get through that tired feeling you can’t seem to shake.

Fitness Trackers & Health: Insight to these trendy tools and if they really help.

Food Allergy Tips: It’s a serious matter, so know how to avoid a reaction.

What Makes a Good Doctor? Sure, they have a license, but there are other things to consider when finding out if a doctor is right for you.

How to Avoid Headaches: They’re a common complaint, but there are things you can do to help stop them before they start.

Holding It In: Learn about the risks of holding in your urine for too long.

Apply Ice or Heat? A topic that frequently gets confused. Learn a simple trick that will help you know when to apply ice or heat.

Insomnia: Is it just a bad night’s sleep or a bigger problem? Learn the difference.

Microwave Ovens and Health: Tips about how what’s put into a microwave may affect your health.

Mucus:Unsung Hero: It can be pesky, but it’s more important than you may realize.

Online Symptom Checker: Yes, they’re convenient. But, learn about using this important tool and reasonable research.

Prediabetes: Turn it Around: You can take some steps that can help you to get back on track.

Living With Psoriasis: Here are some tips that may help people who may be living with this condition.

Preventing Hearing Loss: Some positive changes now can affect your hearing down the road.

Tips for Sitting: We do it often without thinking. But, here are some good tips for better sitting.

Skin Care Tips: It’s been holding you together forever. Get the “skinny” on how to help you skin get and stay healthy.

Tips for Stopping Smoking: It’s a difficult habit to break, but try these tips for some help.

Biting Your nails: Is it just a bad habit or a bigger health concern?

Why are my Feet Swollen? Answering this important question is a key to help keep you moving.

Zika & Travel Tips: Be aware of the virus, how to prepare for it, and what to avoid.

Testing for Allergies: Think you’ve got an allergy? It may be time to get tested.

Bonfires and Health: Take a break and learn about bonfire safety, then enjoy the fun.

Starting to Exercise: It can be tough to get started, but the benefits are worth it.

Managing Stress at Work: You’re bound to have an occasional stressful day in- or out of the office, you can learn how to manage it.

Swimmer’s Ear vs Ear Infection: Dive in and learn the difference.

Nosebleeds: They happen for a reason. Pick-up some tips that may be helpful when you get one.

Nutrition Labels: There are some exciting changes to nutrition labels. Learn what’s new and how to navigate the information.

Anger Management Tips: Staying in control may include doing nothing. Here are some tips to help manage anger.

Indoor Tanning: That “healthy glow” may not be healthy if it comes from indoor tanning. Learn about the risks.

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